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Don't sleep on Spotify's Holiday Singles, Black Santa's Mixtape, Kaskade's late night Christmas, Bloodshot's irreverent holiday favorites-to-be, and new Christmas releases from Lindsey Stirling, Tav Falco and Sultans of String.

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Trombone Shorty’s last decade has been characterized by, among ot

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The annual nature of Jazz Fest makes it a perfect time to reflect on how things have changed--not just how the festival or the grounds h

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When the British department store Boots excavated Ernie K-Doe’s “Here Come the Girls” for its

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My last days of Jazz Fest were as odd as the days themselves.

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Bluntly, there's too much to do during Jazz Fest. Too many bands, too many possibilities, too many things that might be cool.

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This week's Freshly Spilt Milk features new music from Slow Hands, Vicetone, Phantoms, Kenton Slash Demon and more.

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If Saturday's crowd at Jazz Fest wasn't record-breaking, it was at least enough to make eve

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It was bad enough that The Tontons couldn't play loudly enough to keep

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[In today's New Orleans Advocate, I have a story about the experien

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On Sunday, photographer Patrick Ainsworth shot the last day of Jazz Fest, and here are his highlights.

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My brain tells me that the two biggest stories in New Orleans music right now are Hurray for the Riff Raff and

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“I had to humble myself not only to sobriety but to making this record.”

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After all the rain and muck of Jazz Fest 2013, it was a relief to have good weather at the

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This Week's Soundtrack parepares for Mardi Gras and accompanying shows from Trombone Shorty and Galactic, with a few lighter tunes from Angel Olsen, Hurray for the Riff Raff and more.

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My Spilt Milk celebrates Christmas with our list of the week's best, including a crunktacular with Flow Tribe, Trombone Shorty, Dee-1, Rebirth and Andrew Duhon, Gaunga Dyns, a live reproduction of The Last Waltz, and a Christmas concert at HOB.

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Saturday night, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Ave.

[Spoiler Alert] Treme returned Sunday night for its final

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[Updated] The title track on Dumpstaphunk's new

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[Updated] Jazz Fest and the birth of Clara Louise Rawls forced The Milk Run to take a hiatus, but this week it returns to look ahead to the

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Friday's Jazz Fest schedule underwent some major changes as early sets were compressed bec

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[Updated] Last year, a cold rain took the edge off of the debut of Gleason Gras.

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[Updated] Neil Young will headline the opening night of The Voodoo Experience Friday night, but he'll talk to you today at 2 p.m.

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This Week's Soundtrack looks ahead to shows by Trombone Shorty, Sarah and the Tall Boys, Man or Astroman? and bands playing Voodoo.

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Afghan Whigs, Trombone Shorty, and Thomas Dolby speaking at TribeCon are among the week ahead's highlights.

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Preservation Hall spent most of 2011 celebrating its 50th anniversary, culminating with

This week, NPR's "World Cafe" has focused on New Orleans. Since the show isn't carried locally, here are links:

The radio show "World Cafe" with David Dye will focus on New Orleans this week, starting today